Randle lost his second fumble this year. Randle and Dunbar could get a substantial workload Week 17 at Washington if the Cowboys don't believe they can improve their playoff position.
One week after breaking a bone in his left hand,
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports the Cowboys are nervous about Murray's ability to pass-protect. Murray leads the NFL with 1,687 rushing yards. He'll be backed up by
Dallas is favored by 3 or 3.5 points at Vegas sportsbooks.
"It’s good," Murray told the paper. "I feel good."
Murray was asked if he'll play Sunday against the Colts, if the decision is left up to him. "I’m a very competitive person and I want to help this team out as much as I can," he told the paper. "I’ve had two good days and we’ll see how it goes."
Owner Jerry Jones said he was encouraged that Murray, the NFL's leading rusher, is "so aggressive in his thinking about playing."
Murray underwent surgery Monday to fix a broken bone in his hand. If he sits out,
He had surgery Monday to fix a broken bone in his hand. If Murray can't play Sunday against the Colts,
The Cowboys are 3-point favorites over the AFC South champs.
"I think we need to see something where there’s a comfort level we all have and certainly a comfort level that he has," coach Jason Garrett told the paper. "Carrying the football is an important responsibility. You have to be able to do it."
Dallas is a 3-point home favorite over the Colts on Sunday. If Murray can't play,
Randle is averaging 7.0 yards per carry and would be the favorite to start, but he hasn't gotten more than two carries in a game since Week 10. Dunbar is a better receiver than Randle and would handle most of the passing downs.
Murray underwent surgery Monday, one day after breaking a bone in his left hand. He leads the NFL with 351 carries for 1,687 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns.
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